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Vehicle Simulation

Module name (EN): Vehicle Simulation
Degree programme: Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: FT28
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V+4U (8 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 8
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Course component "Combustion engine": Written exam (50%) 90 min.
Course component "Electro/Hybrid": Written exam (50%) 90 min.

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
FT28 Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 6, mandatory course
FT28 Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015, semester 6, mandatory course
FT28 Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016, semester 6, mandatory course
FT28 Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 6, mandatory course
120 class hours (= 90 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 240 hours (equivalent to 8 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 150 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
FT18 Numerical Mathematics and Numerical Simulation
FT25.1 Hybrid Vehicle Drives and Fuel Cells
FT33 Programming Techniques

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Groh
Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Groh
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Heinze
M.Eng. Michael Fries

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will have mastered the procedures for partitioning and modeling components, as well as the entire powertrain system of combustion engines and electric or hybrid engines. They will be able to:
- describe the advantages and risks of simulation methods
- plan and carry out simulations independently
- evaluate the results of the simulations

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Module content:
- Overview of current simulation tools and their application
- Planning, carrying out and evaluating simulations as part of the development process
- Advantages and risks of simulation methods with regard to safety and reliability aspects
- Boundary conditions and limits of simulations, including modeling, planning, execution, evaluation and assessment of the results
- Knowledge and insights into processes and roles in the development of motor vehicles under consideration of the critical boundary conditions of large-scale production
- Development of soft skills, such as teamwork, communication, etc.

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture und practical programming exercises on the computer:

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Recommended or required reading:
- GT-Power: In software Help / Tutorials
- Matlab/Simulink:

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